Summer College Tutor Counselor
Upward Bound program runs a 5-week summer residential program (June 20, 2011 -
July 22, 2011) at UVM for 20 high school students entering their sophomore and
junior years. The Tutor Counselor (TC)
acts as a role model and helps facilitate all aspects of
Responsibilities include tutoring, counseling, and supervising
participants. In addition, a TC helps
coordinate activities and outings. The
residential position is intensive. A TC
is expected to be on call at all times when students are in residence unless
specific arrangements are made. A TC
does have scheduled time off every weekend, since students are not in residence
on the weekends. The TC staff works
together and is assisted by the Summer College Residential Director, the Upward
Bound Program Director, and Assistant Program Director. A TC is expected to work closely with
coworkers in a professional manner. A TC
is expected to partake in all orientation and training sessions as
required. The entire duration of the job
period is approximately five and one half weeks. It’s essential that the candidate be
enthusiastic, flexible, and adaptable. The candidate must be able to contribute to creating an educational
environment that is successful, optimistic, and nurturing.
and preferred experience:
degree or fulltime enrollment in a four-year college or university required,
with experience in counseling, residential educational programs, teaching, and/
or staff supervision preferred. Knowledge of TRIO Programs, a plus. Professional references are required.
currently enrolled in a postsecondary program please send a copy of your
academic transcripts. All applicants
must submit a cover letter and resume to
the Upward Bound office, attn: Terry Reilly and the Upward Bound
must submit a cover letter and resume to the Upward Bound office, attn: Terry
Reilly and the Upward Bound application.
can be made to; Terry.Reilly@uvm.edu or (802) 656-2964.
Bound is a U.S. Department of Education TRiO program.
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